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Lucinda Riley (born c.1966 Lucinda Edmonds, in Lisburn, Northern Ireland) is an Irish author of popular historical fiction and a former actress. She spent the first few years of her life in the village of Drumbeg near Belfast before moving to England. At age 14 she moved to London to a specialist drama and ballet school. At 16 she got her first major television role in the BBC adaptation of The Story of the Treasure Seekers, followed shortly afterwards by a memorable guest role in Auf Wiedersehen Pet. She remained a working actress for the next seven years, also marrying, but her career was interrupted by a long bout of mononucleosis at age 23. This caused her to turn to writing, and her first novel Lovers and Players was published in 1992.In 2016 producer Raffaella De Laurentiis purchased the television rights to her five-novel series Seven Sisters.

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Romantisk slægtsroman, der tager læseren med på en rejse gennem det 20. århundrede – fra de indiske maharajaers storslåede paladser til de statelige engelske herresæder. Indien 1911. Pigen Anahita kommer fra en respektabel, men fattig indisk familie. Da hun møder den indiske prinsesse Indira og knytter et stærkt venskab til hende, viser der sig imidlertid en vej ud af fattigdommen. Anahita får nemlig mulighed for at rejse med Indira til England og gå på kostskole der. I England møder hun også Donald Astbury, der er arving til det smukke og afsidesbeliggende gods Astbury Hall. Næsten hundrede år senere kommer Anahitas oldebarn, Ari Malik, til Astbury Hall for at forske i sin oldemors historie. Her møder han den berømte amerikanske skuespillerinde Rebecca Bradley, som er på godset for at indspille en film, og sammen begynder de at grave i Astbury-slægtens mørke hemmeligheder.
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Udgivelsesdato26 maj 2016
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ISBN trykt bog9788763846509
ISBN lydbog9788763849227